Daisy Meyland-Smith joined the Centre for Policy Studies as Research Director in July 2010. She moved to the CPS from The Conservative Party, where she served as Briefing Officer to David Cameron and the Shadow Cabinet. Daisy has also worked at Policy Exchange, contributing to projects involving school choice reform; building schools; and innovation and enterprise in universities. Prior to this, Daisy had been both a press officer and candidate for the Welsh Conservatives. She holds a first class degree in Politics and Economics from the University of Bath.